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Cops alert after woman's mutilated body is found in Rampur

Press Trust of India  |  Rampur (UP) 

Police is on alert after a mutilated body of a woman in her 30s was discovered from Milak railway station here today, officials said today.

Her face has been smashed with bricks to such an extent that police officials said they are yet to establish an identity. Her clothes were also torn, raising suspicions that she might have been raped.

Circle Officer O.P. Arya indicated that the woman was married and the assailant crushed her face to hide her identity.

Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada said today that all police stations of the district have been put on alert to track down the culprits as soon as possible. Tada added that three teams headed by senior police officers have been formed.

The body has been sent for postmortem. Forensic department sleuths have collected the victim's blood samples and footprints of the assailants from near the platform where the body was found.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 14:57 IST